Regular canon


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(R. C. Ch.) one who lived in a conventual community and followed the rule of St. Austin; a Black canon.

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The result is a sophisticated and compelling argument that--regardless of the factual questions concerning a young Jew named Judas--the Opusculum was produced by the regular canons at the Premonstratensian abbey of Cappenberg for the internally oriented purpose of legitimizing the fledgling community (195).
The buildings of the regular canons of Talley Abbey were among those damaged during the revolt.
An overview of the role of the regular canons and canonesses in the development of early Middle High German writing would be a useful undertaking.